Bharathy Tahiliani, Founder

Bharathy Tahiliani has worked with several leading HIV/AIDS and anti-human trafficking organisations over the past twelve years. She has held leadership positions in aftercare rehabilitation and reintegration for a number of years and has built teams, designed tailor-made rehabilitation >PROGRAMMES for various shelter homes in and around Mumbai and Thane and also coordinated the reintegration of survivors of human-trafficking. She has been instrumental in organizing and supporting rescue of over 400 women and girls from brothel areas. She has also been a consultant with Maharashtra State Rural Livelihoods Mission (MSRLM) on their pilot on anti-trafficking.

Mona Almeida, Trustee

Mona Almeida, now a Trustee for the past three years, has become an integral part of Team Kshamata. She completed a Post Graduate Management Course on Development Management for NGOs, at the prestigious SP Jain College of Management, and now leads a team of dedicated professionals and volunteers aiming to bring about a change in the lives of the disadvantaged and vulnerable girls and women in the society.

Ram Bhat, Trustee

Ram Bhat is an entrepreneur turned development professional, working with special focus on livelihoods. Ram has been actively involved in supporting economic empowerment of disadvantaged women, in terms of designing programme initiatives, training women as well as the resource teams, and in developing handholding and backstopping systems. He has worked extensively at the grassroots, with members of the Fair Trade Forum (India), and as a founder Director of Ascent (Asian Centre of Entrepreneurial Initiatives).

Rajmohan NC, Trustee

Rajmohan NC is a Thane based entrepreneur with diverse business interests in Engineering, Pharmaceuticals and Consumer products. Having graduated in Science from Mumbai University, he has served the industry for over 22 years with experience of working with multinational companies and running his enterprises for more than 15 years. He employs more than 50 personnel. He is committed to working on social causes and has set out clear goals. He brings in managerial experience and a network of industrial contacts and more importantly the entrepreneurial approach in everything at Kshamata.